Esquire gift list No 12

You vowed you wouldn't leave your Christmas shopping this late again and what have you gone and done? You've left it this late again. Best get yourself down to Heal's - or at least advise those shopping for you to get down to Heal's.

They might look like modified baubles from a Seventies Christmas tree but these table lamps from Kartell's Ferruccio Laviani range are a source of pleasingly quirky illumination for any contemporary household. What's more, they come in an array of eight bright, metallic tones so you can choose the colour to match the room (or your favourite variety of Quality Street). £125.00, www.heals.co.uk  

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